WA1584 Lab Setup Guide
Minimum Hardware Requirements
  • 2Ghz Pentium
  • 768 MB (1 GB recommended) Memory
  • 8 GB disk space
  • Ethernet or Token Ring card
  • CD-ROM drive
  • Network connectivity to the internet. Note: Some setup steps require an active internet connection.
  • Must have LAN connectivity. Note: Each machine in the LAN must have a unique host name.
Minimum Software Requirements
  • Cent OS 5 *
  • Sun Java JDK v1.5 *
  • JBoss v4.0.4 *
  • MySQL v5.0.22 *
  • MySQL JDBC Driver v3.1.13 *
  • Tomcat Connector v2.0.55 *
  • JMeter Stress Testing Tool v2.1.1 *
  • Log4j chainsaw v2 *
  • JBoss Eclipse IDE v1.6.0 *

* - indicates software provided by Web Age Solutions on CD.

Installation

Receive the Supporting zip by email.

Receiving the following CDs from Web Age.

  • Cent OS 5 (6 CDs)
  • WA1584 Software CD

Perform the following steps to complete installation:

Install Cent OS 5
Click the link <Cent OS 5> for installation instructions.

MySQL Installation
Click the link <MySQL v5.0> for installation instructions.

Root User for Labs
Students will need to login as the 'root' user configured during the Cent OS installation during class. This is required as students will be installing applications and running server applications. If this requirement is an issue please contact the setup support person before the class to resolve this problem.

Extract Software from CD
Use the following steps to extract the software to the machine:

  1. Login as the 'root' user configured during the Cent OS installation.
  2. Insert the WA1584 Software CD into the CD drive.
  3. If a window does not automatically appear in a few seconds showing the contents of the CD double-click the 'Computer' icon on the desktop and then the icon for the CD drive.
  4. In the window showing the CD contents, double-click the 'Software.tar' file to open the file with the Archive Manager. This will take several seconds to open the file.
  5. In the Archive Manager press the 'Extract' button to open the Extract options.
  6. Click in the 'Extract in folder' box and select 'Other' from the popup list to open a file browser.
  7. Double click the 'File System' on the left and the 'usr' directory in the list on the right to select this directory. Press the 'Open' button to select the 'usr' directory.
  8. Check that the 'usr' directory is listed in the 'Extract to folder' option and press the 'Extract' button. It will take a while to extract the files.
  9. Close all open windows and eject the CD.

Extract Supporting Zip
Use the following steps to extract the Supporting Zip to the machine:

  1. Login as the 'root' user configured during the Cent OS installation.
  2. Copy or download the Supporting Zip from Web Age to the machine.
  3. Open the Supporting Zip using the Archive Manager by browsing to the location of the file and double-clicking the file.
  4. In the Archive Manager press the 'Extract' button to open the Extract options.
  5. Click in the 'Extract in folder' box and select 'Other' from the popup list to open a file browser.
  6. Double click the 'File System' on the left and the 'usr' directory in the list on the right to select this directory. Press the 'Open' button to select the 'usr' directory.
  7. Check that the 'usr' directory is listed in the 'Extract to folder' option and press the 'Extract' button.
  8. Close all open windows.